“Banks to incentivize sustainable supply chains under DFID-backed pilot” – Devex – December 12, 2017

On December 12, 2017 Devex reported on a pilot project “convened by the Fintech Taskforce at the University of Cambridge’s Institute for Sustainability Leadership, which was launched earlier this year to examine how financial technology could be used to tackle social and environmental problems. Under the pilot, three banks — Barclays, Standard Chartered, and BNP Paribas — […]

“World Bank Group Announcements at One Planet Summit” – World Bank Group – December 12, 2017

At the One Planet Summit in France the World Bank Group “made a number of new announcements in line with its ongoing support to developing countries for the effective implementation of the Paris Agreement’s goals.” The announcements include:  1.  WBG and upstream oil and gas The World Bank Group will no longer finance upstream oil […]